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Time to put a doctor in the (White) House

Monday, April 20, 2015
*Time to put a doctor in the (White) House
*Agree that Obama is not serving America
*Offended by editorial on opt-out initiative
*GOP undermines our commander-in-chief

High Notes

Monday, April 20, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Justice not served in death at O.D. Heck

Sunday, April 19, 2015
*Justice not served in death at O.D. Heck
*County needs to rally against new pipelines
*Grateful for honesty in return of lost wallet
*Columnist condoned bigotry against LGBT
*Get informed before acting on vital issues

George Will: Supreme Court should strike down unfair, outdated law

Sunday, April 19, 2015
In oral arguments Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear the government defend its kleptocratic behavior while administering an indefensible law.

District doing right by students with new retention policy

Sunday, April 19, 2015
With the implementation of the new policy in the Schenectady City School District, grade retention is again the topic of discussion among many parents and educators in the community.

We have to learn to live with fossil fuels a while longer

Sunday, April 19, 2015
The “not in my backyard” (NIMBY) syndrome is alive and well.

Give Uber a chance to improve region's taxi service

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Taxi service in the Capital Region may not be quite as pitiful as a couple of local restaurateurs make it sound when they press their case for the region’s mayors to let Uber, the 21st century car-ride service, join the fray.

Time has come for adding more sidewalks in Glenville

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Making town more walkable a worthy goal, but it will be expensive

Kids need help from home, less coddling

Saturday, April 18, 2015
*Kids need help from home, less coddling
*Why would Obama not love his country?
*Grateful for cancer treatment at Ellis
*Opting out of math; child taking Regents

Linda Chavez: GOP must regroup on immigration to avoid 2016 loss

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election during their primaries

After opt-out, time for solutions

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Protest did draw attention to problem, so take advantage of that

David Harsanyi: Rubio might be Republicans’ best hope for beating Hillary in 2016

Friday, April 17, 2015
Sen. Marco Rubio announced his candidacy for president of the United States

Police can improve relations with civility

Friday, April 17, 2015
*Police can improve relations with civility
*Be aware of claims in golf course proposal
*Disagree with column trashing Obamacare
*Funds to fix potholes need to be increased
*GOP should not fear Hillary’s candidacy

Will anyone stand against corruption?

Friday, April 17, 2015
Another day, another corruption scandal. When will this stop, and who will have the courage to stop it?

Susan Estrich: Would it be right for us to execute Marathon bomber?

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The real trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin now that the jury has returned its guilty verdicts.

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